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Live In The Nautical

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Category: The Modern Renaissance Woman

Who am I? Delve a little deeper into who I am and what makes me tick.

Weekend Recap: Suck It Up Buttercup

“I’m hard on myself, so I’m working on shifting perspective toward self-acceptance, with all my flaws and weaknesses.” ~ Gwyneth Paltrow If you saw yesterday’s post you know that I didn’t go home for Mother’s Day. And if you read last week’s recap, you also know I have been fighting the creeping crud, otherwise known as a Sinus/Ear infection. If you ….

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Happy Mother’s Day!

“The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.” ~ Honore de Balzac Happy Mother’s Day to all the incredible Moms out there! Young. Old. New. Even those who are parents to four legged balls of love. I hope you all have a beautiful Mother’s Day and get spoiled! You ….

Living in the Nautical

“Beauty of expression is so akin to the voice of the sea.” ~ George Matthew Adams It seems I was born with a pen in one hand and seaglass in another. From a young age, I created stories, from ten word picture books that proved I do not have a career as an illustrator (my apologies to my teachers who ….

Happy Birthday Sugar

“Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.” ~ Jean Paul My sister and I had a knack of spoiling each other on our birthdays. We never had huge parties. Just family dinner and cake, yet we always went all out with each other. Whether it was spa days, beach days, or going out to eat with a rom-com ….

Happy Birthday Mommy Sutton!

“Because of my unique experience as my mom’s child, the beginning of my journey was more about me trying to figure out who I was on my own. My mom is one of the greatest moms and so supportive of all my siblings and of all of us being who we are, and not who she wanted us to be.” ….

A Life Update

“Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.” ~ Jane Austen  Here is another episode of “What in the World Has Kate been up to?” Since coming back from California, I have been a bit AWOL I know. Life has been absolutely crazy, and part of me misses California with all my heart. It was such an amazing trip ….

Am I a Native Yet?

“The city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo.” ~ Desmond Morris So many emotions are hitting me today but most prevalent are gratitude, amazement, and love. Five Years ago, I arrived in the concrete jungle definitely one of the cubs. In a city that can have an eat or be eaten attitude I felt out of ….

Last Recap Before My Big Trip!

“To travel is to take a journey into yourself.” ~ Danny Kaye I thought I would do a quick update, before my wanderlusting begins! Unfortunately I have still been recovering from the mother of all creeping crud stomach bugs. Nourishment has been minimal and while I am keeping a sense of humor about it (Great pre-Cali diet) it has been ….

Recovery and Illness

“I think there’s so much emphasis on body image and results and outcome, but really what you should be after is to be healthy and to feel good about yourself.” ~ Abby Wambach It might seem like an oxymoron, for years I could have considered it my job, forcing myself to vomit eight, ten times a day. The littlest thing like coffee ….